Three continents in 32 concerts

Aduke's proposal can be discovered on Tuesday, at the Insular Sports Center. / C7

Arucas, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Agaete will host from this Monday the 'showcases', with free admission, of the 5th edition of Mapas

CANARY ISLANDS7 The Gran Canarian palms

The fifth edition of the South Atlantic Performing Arts Market (Maps)which will be held from tomorrow, Monday, with an intense schedule of seminars and business meetings, which will take place
until Saturday July 9, with Gran Canaria as a meeting point for music professionals between programmers and artists; and with Tenerife as a space for the performing arts, it invites the Gran Canaria public to discover music from three continents with the presence of
32 artists from different cultures of Latin America, Southern Europe and Africawho star in as many concerts in format
'showcase' and free entry.

Three days of live music,
in the afternoonwhich lead to scenarios in the municipalities of
Arucas, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Agaetewith which Mapas launches this year its extensions and spaces in other locations beyond the capitals of the two Canary provinces that have hosted the market in previous editions.

A musical program in 32 scales where the Canarian creation has a wide representation with
nine canarian artists: Gino Marcelli Trio, Alba Gil Aceytuno, Rupatrupa, Takeo Takahashi, Socos Duo, Gabriela Suárez, Dactah Chando, Ida Susal and The Conqueror Project.

All of them share stages with groups from different regions of the national territory, from
Uruguay, Colombia, Argentina, Mexico, Senegal, Nigeria, Mali, Congo, Burundi, United Kingdom and Portugalamong other musical geographies found in Gran Canaria sheltered by the fifth edition of Mapas.


As a whole, it is a diverse musical offer by origin and style of the artists selected in the three days of
'showcases', which is presented as a suggestive attraction for the public of the island, to whom Mapas offers the opportunity to be part of a unique sound trip around the world, and specifically through the countries of the geographic scope of the market, the Atlantic platform that connects professionals in the performing arts and music in the Canary Islands for their
international projection.

Three days of live music ahead, from tomorrow, Monday and until Wednesday, in which the Gran Canarian public will be able to discover, in the afternoon and until dawn, a variety of styles linked to traditional culture and contemporary rhythms that allow offering new musical discourses in which, among others, the
experimental and vocal jazz, fusion, tango, fado, cumbia with electronic production, pop, reggae, dub, signature sounds and proposals that go through the so-called world music.

The Canarian Gabriela Suarez. /


In Arucas, this Monday

The municipality of Arucas is the first stop on this sound journey, this Monday, from the
4:30 p.m..
Saint John's Square It is the stage through which a total of eleven proposals will pass, including four from the Canary Islands, with the pianist
Gino Marcelli in trio formation; jazz drummer and composer
Takeo Takahashi; the saxophonist
Alba Gil Aceytuno; Y
Rupatrupathe mestizo music project peppered with rumba and reggae led by the Madrilenian
Roberto Gonzalez aka Roberto Ruido. Together with this cast of Canarian ensembles on the stage of Plaza de San Juan, the public will also be able to discover the live performances of ensembles such as Claudio Constantini and Louiza Hamadi (Spain), Sophie Luckacs (Canada/Mali), Martín Buscaglia (Uruguay), Moisés P. Sánchez Project (Spain), Seffarine (USA/Morocco/Spain), Kizaba (Congo/Canada) and Betina Quest (Burundi).

Island Sports Center

On TuesdayJuly 5, also in the afternoon, this time from 5:00 p.m., the musical activity moves to the
Insular Sports Center, on Avenida Marítima in the capital of Gran Canaria. The protagonists of this second day of 'showcases' of Maps are: Isabel Vinardell & Isabelle Laudenbach (Spain), Ablaye Cissoko & Cyrille Brotto (Senegal), Socos Duo (Canary Islands), Sofía Rei (Argentina), Amores Grup de Percussió (Spain ), Sergio de Lope (Spain), Susana Travassos (Portugal), Aduke (Nigeria/United Kingdom), Pahua (Mexico) and Ácido Pantera (Colombia).

bend over to finish

The municipality of Agaete is the third and last of the scenarios on which the artistic music samples that participate in Maps pivot. The esplanade of
Snow Port is the site chosen so that the public, together with the delegation of programmers who arrive this weekend in Gran Canaria, discover live the potential and the different ways of understanding the exercise of musical creation defended by the different formations here presents.

In this
third and last day of music participate: Pipo Romero (Spain), Cheikh Ibra Fam (Senegal), Gabriela Suárez (Canary Islands), Siwo (Spain), Dactah Chando (Canary Islands), Manu Sija (Argentina), Sundri Feeling (Reunion), Ida Susal (Canary ), The Conqueror Project (Canary Islands) and Bial Hclap (Mexico).

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